Amino Acid Seminar

36th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
17th November, 2023, 13:30-17:00
Venue
BELLESALLE TOKYO-Nihonbashi, 5F, Room 8+9
Online: Zoom conference system
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center),
Prof. Hisanori Kato (Professor, Kagawa Nutrition University)

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
13:30 Introduction of ICAAS Terutaka Kodama
ICAAS Japan executive managing director
  Opening Remarks Prof. Hisanori Kato
Professor, Kagawa Nutrition University
13:40 <Special Lecture 1>
Biological activity and safety of Amino Acids: Learning from Amino acid disorders
Chair, Dr. Fumio Endo
Dr. Shirou Masumoto
Kumamoto University Graduate School
Associate Professor
14:40 (coffee/tea break)  
15:40 <Special Lecture 2>
Maintaining homeostasis by sensing specific amino acids
Chair, Prof. Hisanori Kato
Dr. Fumiaki Obata
Institute of Physical and Chemical Research
Team leader
15:50 (coffee/tea break)
16:00 <General discussion (alphabetic order)>
Dr. Nobuyuki Ishige: Tokyo Health Service Association
Dr. Mika Ishige: Nihon University/ Nihon University Hospital(online participation)
Dr. Kimihiko Oishi: The Jikei University School of Medicine
Dr. Yasuyuki Kitaura: Nagoya University Graduate School
Dr. Shozo Tomonaga: Kyoto University Graduate School
Dr. Yuka Toyoshima: Utsunomiya University
Dr. Akira Hata: Chiba Foundation for Health Promotion & Prevention
Dr. Kaori Fukui: Kitakyushu City Yahata Hospital / Kurume University
Dr. Satoru Meiri: University of Miyazaki / University of Miyazaki Hospital
Dr. Tomoko Lee: Hyogo Medical University
17:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center, CEO

35th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
19th May, 2023, 13:30-17:00
Venue
BELLESALLE TOKYO-Nihonbashi, 5F, Room 8+9
Online: Zoom conference system
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center)
Prof. Hisanori Kato (Professor, Kagawa Nutrition University)

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
13:30 Introduction of ICAAS Terutaka Kodama
ICAAS Japan executive managing director
  Opening Remarks Prof. Hisanori Kato
Professor, Kagawa Nutrition University
13:40 <Special Lecture 1>
Amino acids and newborn screening
Chair, Dr. Fumio Endo
Dr. Nobuyuki Ishige
Tokyo Health Service Association
head of department
14:40 (coffee/tea break)  
15:40 <Special Lecture 2>

Current status and issues for the evaluation of the requirement and the quality of protein

Chair, Prof. Hisanori Kato
Dr. Yasuhiro kido
Kanazawa Gakuin University
Specially Appointed Professor
15:50 (coffee/tea break)
16:00 <General discussion (alphabetic order)>
Dr. Mika Ishige: Nihon University/ Nihon University Hospital
Dr. Eri Imai: The University of Shiga Prefecture
Prof. Masashi Kuwahata: Kyoto Prefectural University Graduate School
Prof. Kazuko Takata: Tokyo University of Agriculture
Dr. Masaki Takahashi: Institute of Science Tokyo
Prof. Asako Takenaka: Meiji University
Dr. Yoichi Hatamoto: National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition
Prof. Kohsuke Hayamizu: Yokohama University of Pharmacy
Dr. Shirou Masumoto: Kumamoto University Graduate School(online participation)
Dr. Yoichi Wada: Tohoku University (online participation)
17:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center, CEO

34th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date

18th November, 2023, 13:30-17:00

Venue

BELLESALLE TOKYO-Nihonbashi, 5F, Room 8+9
Online: Zoom conference system

Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center)
Prof. Hisanori Kato (Project Professor, University of Tokyo)

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
13:30 Introduction of ICAAS Terutaka Kodama
ICAAS Japan coo
Opening Remarks Prof. Hisanori Kato
Project Professor, University of Tokyo
13:40 <Special Lecture 1>
Regulation of autophagy by amino acid
Chair, Dr. Fumio Endo
Prof. Takeshi Noda
Osaka University
14:40 (coffee/tea break)  
14:50 <Special Lecture 2>
Analysis of chiral amino acids in the space sample using multi-dimensional HPLC
Chair, Prof. Hisanori Kato
Prof. Kenji Hamase
Kyushu University Graduate School
15:50 (coffee/tea break)
16:00 <General discussion (alphabetic order) >
Dr. Nobuyuki Ishige: Tokyo Health Service Association
Dr. Hiroaki Oda: Nagoya University
Dr. Jumpei Sasabe: Keio University
Dr. Naoshi Dohmae: Institute of Physical and Chemical Research
Dr. Shozo Tomonaga: Kyoto University Graduate School
Prof. Yuji Yamamoto: Tokyo University of Agriculture
Dr. Ryoji Yoshimura: Nagasaki International University
Dr. Yoichi Wada: Tohoku University (online participation)
17:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center, CEO

33th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
27th May, 2022, 13:30-17:00
Venue

Zoom conference system

Facilitators

Dr. Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center)
Prof. Hisanori Kato (Project Professor, University of Tokyo)

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
13:30 Introduction of ICAAS
Shooting of group photo
Hideki Matsumoto
ICAAS Japan executive director
  Opening Remarks Prof. Hisanori Kato
Professor, University of Tokyo
13:40 <Special Lecture 1>
Amino acid metabolism in macrophages; a promising research area to find novel therapeutic strategies for inflammatory diseases
Chair, Dr. Fumio Endo
Prof. Noriko Sorimachi
National Center for Global Health and Medicine/ University of Tokyo
14:40 (coffee/tea break)  
14:50 <Special Lecture 2>
Functions and metabolism of imidazole dipeptides
Chair, Prof. Hisanori Kato
Dr. Shozo Tomonaga
Kyoto University Graduate School
15:50 (coffee/tea break)
16:00 <General discussion (alphabetic order) >
Prof. Yukari Egashira : Chiba University Graduate School
Dr. Tomoaki Koga: Kumamoto University
Dr. Kuniaki Saito : Fujita Health University
Dr. Jumpei SASABE: Keio University
Dr. Yuki Sugiura: Kyoto University
Prof. Mamoru Totsuka: Tokyo University of Agriculture
Prof. Kimitoshi Nakamura: Kumamoto University Graduate School
Dr. Eiji Nanba: Tottori University
Prof. Tsutomu Fukuwatari: The University of Shiga Prefecture
Dr. Mitsuhiro Furuse: Kyushu University
17:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center, CEO

32th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
19th November, 2021, 13:30-17:00
Venue
Zoom conference system
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center)
Prof. Hisanori Kato (Project Professor, University of Tokyo)

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
13:30 Introduction of ICAAS Shooting of group photo Hideki Matsumoto
ICAAS Japan executive director
13:40 Opening Remarks Prof. Hisanori Kato
Professor, University of Tokyo
13:45 <Special Lecture 1>
The mechanisms of metabolic regulation under protein deprivation
Chair, Prof. Hisanori Kato
Prof. Yuka Toyoshima
Utsunomiya University
14:45 (coffee/tea break)  
14:55 <Special Lecture 2>
Applying amino acid metabolism for an efficient generation of iPS cell-derived pancreatic beta cells
Chair, Dr. Fumio Endo
Prof. Shoen Kume
Tokyo Institute of Technology
15:55 (coffee/tea break)
16:10 <General discussion (alphabetic order)>
Dr. Shinya Aoyama: Nagasaki University
Dr. Yoshiaki Ito: Iwate University
Prof. JUN Inoue: Tokyo University of Agriculture
Prof. Takanobu Otomo :Kawasaki Medical School
Prof. Kenichi Kobayashi: Notre Dame Seishin University
Dr. Nobuaki Shiraki: Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr. Atsuko Noguchi: Akita University Graduate School
Dr. Toshio Norikura: Aomori University of Health and Welfare
Dr. Hitomi Matsunari: Meiji University
Dr. Yoshio Yamauchi: The University of Tokyo Graduate School
Prof. Yoshizawa Humiaki: Utsunomiya University
Dr. Ryoji Yoshimura: Nagasaki International University
Dr. Tomoko Lee: Hyogo Medical University
Dr. Yoichi Wada: Tohoku University
17:10 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center, CEO

31th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
21th May, 2021, 13:30-17:00
Venue
Zoom conference system
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center)
Prof. Hisanori Kato (Project Professor, University of Tokyo)

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
13:30 Opening Remarks Prof. Hisanori Kato
Professor, University of Tokyo
13:35 <Special Lecture 1>
Disturbance of central energy metabolism caused by metabolic abnormality of branched-chain amino acids
Chair, Dr. Fumio Endo
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto
Kumamoto University
14:35 (coffee/tea break)  
14:45 <Special Lecture 2>
Depressive disorder and amino acids
Chair, Prof.Hisanori Kato
Prof. Hiroshi Kunugi
Teikyo University
15:45 (coffee/tea break)
15:55 <General discussion (alphabetic order) >
Dr. Nobuyuki Ishige: Tokyo Health Service Association
Dr. Mika Ishige: Nihon University Hospital
Prof. Yukari Egashira : Chiba University Graduate School
Prof. Satoshi Kida: The University of Tokyo Graduate School
Dr. Hiroshi Kobayashi: The Jikei University School of Medicine
Prof. Yoshiharu Shimomura: Chubu University
Prof.Asako Takenaka: Meiji University
Dr. Tajima Go: National Center for Child Health and Development
Dr. Shozo Tomonaga: Kyoto University Graduate School
Prof. Hiroshi Nagashima: Meiji University
Dr. Chikahiko Numakura: Yamagata University
Prof. Takashi Hamazaki: Osaka City University
Prof. Shigeki Furuya: Kyushu University
Prof. Fumiaki Yoshizawa: Utsunomiya University
Dr.Yoichi Wada: Tohoku University
17:00 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center, CEO

30th Amino Acid Seminar

Meeting to Tie Up Basic and Clinical Research Fields

Date
27th November, 2020, 14:00-17:30
Venue
Online (using Zoom meeting system)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center) and
Dr. Hisanori Kato (Project Prof., Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Moderator
Hideki Matsumoto (Chief Secretariat, ICAAS Japan)

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Hisanori Kato
Project Professor, The University of Tokyo
14:05 <Special Lecture>
Potentialities of CulNet System as Hardware to Produce Schmeat et al. and Amino Acid as an Input Source
Chair, Dr Fumio Endo
Dr. Icko Kawashima
Co-founder/CEO, IntegriCulture Inc.
15:05 Coffee/tea Break  
15:15 <Special Lecture>
Physiology that Amino Acid Chilarity Regulates
Chair, Dr. Hisanori Kato
Dr. Jumpei Sasabe
Senior Assistant Prof., School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Keio University
16:25 (break)  
16:35 <Discussion Session>
– Discussants (alphabetic order) –
Dr. Mika Ishige: Faculty of Medicine, Nihon Univ.
Dr. Masaya Katsumata: School of Veterinary Medicine,  Asabu Univ.
Dr. Yasuyuki Kitaura: Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya Univ.
Dr. Hironori Kobayashi: Faculty of Medicine, Shimane Univ.
Dr. Toshihide Nishimura: Fatulty of Nutrition, Kagawa Educate Institute of Nutrition
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura: Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Chubu Univ.
Dr. Shozo Tomonaga: Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto Univ.
Dr. Tsutomu Fukuwatari: School of Human Cultures, Shiga Prefectural Univ.
Dr. Shirou Matsumoto: Faculty of Life Sciences, Kumamoto Univ.
17:30 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center

29th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
18th November, 2019, 13:45-17:30
Venue
BELLESALLE TOKYO-Nihonbashi, 5F, Room 8+9
Facilitator
Dr Fumio Endo (CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center),
Dr Motoni Kadowaki (Vice president, Niigata Institute of Technology),
Dr Hisanori Kato (Project Professor, University of Tokyo)

Program

Time Contents Person in charge
13:45 Shooting of group photo ICAAS Japan secretariat
13:50 Opening Remark Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko medical center, CEO
14:00 <Special Lecture 1>

Emerging Roles for L-Leucine, a Branched-chain Amino Acid in Clinical Nutrition
Chair, Dr Fumio Endo
Dr Rajavel Elango
University of British Columbia, Canada
15:00 (coffee/tea break)  
15:15 <Special Lecture 2>

The effects of amino acid-derived bacterial metabolites produced by the intestinal microbiota on the colon/rectum mucosa
Chair, Dr Motoni Kadowaki
Dr Francois Blachier
INRA/AgroParisTech, France
16:15 (coffee/tea break)  
16:30 <Special Lecture 3>

Point of view for Trp basic and clinical research filed
Chair, Dr Hisanori Kato
Dr Hiroshi Funakoshi
Asahikawa Medical University, Japan
17:30 Closing Remark Dr. Hisanori Katoh
University of Tokyo, Project Professor
  < Oversea discussants (alphabetic order) >

Prof. John Brosnan.: Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada
Prof. Margaret Brosnan: Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Canada
Prof. Viktor Kozich: Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

< Domestic discussants (alphabetic order) >

Dr Katsumi Shibata: Konan Woman’s University
Dr Kazuko Takada: National Institute of Health and Nutrition
Dr Kimitoshi Nakamura: Kumamoto University
Dr Kosuke Hayamizu: Yokohama Pharmaceutical University
Dr Kuniaki Saito: Fujita Health University
Dr Makoto Yoshino: Kurume University
Dr Mika Ishige: Nihon University
Dr Nobuaki Shiraki: Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr Shiro Matsumoto: Kumamoto University
Dr Tsutomu Fukuwatari: Shiga Prefectural University
Dr Yasuhiro Kido: Kanazawa Gakuin University
Dr Yasutomi Kamei: Kyoto Prefectural University
Dr Yasuyuki Kitaura: Nagoya University
18:00 Official dinner

28th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date and time
Friday, May 31, 2019, 13: 50-17: 30
Venue
Bellsalle Tokyo Nihonbashi 4F Conference Room (Room H + I)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Vice President, Niigata Institute of Technology

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
  Moderator: ICAAS Dr. Hideki Matsumoto, chief secretariat, ICAAS Japan
13:50 First
Certificate of appreciation ceremony
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata Institute of Technology
Dr. Kazuya Onomichi, Chairman, ICAAS Japan Branch
Dr. Shinichi Hashimoto, Director, ICAAS Japan Branchbr
14:05 Opening Remarks Dr. Hisanori Kato, The University of Tokyo
14:10 <Lecture>
Amino acid safety and inborn errors of metabolism

Dr. Endo Fumio

Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical CenterDirector General

15:25 <Lecture>
ICAAS, amino acid seminar, and new health functionality of rice protein 
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata Institute of Technology
Vice-president
16:25 (break)  
16:35 <Panel discussion>
・ Dr. Yasuyuki Kitaura, Nagoya University
・ Dr. Jun Kido, Kumamoto University Hospital
・ Dr. Yasuhiro Kido, Kanazawa Gakuin University
・Dr. Masatoshi Kubota, Niigata Institute of Technology
・ Dr. Makoto Shimizu, Tokyo University of Agriculture
・ Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Chubu University
・ Dr. Tsutomu Takahashi, Akita University
・ Dr. Masayoshi Nagao, Hokkaido Medical Center
・ Dr. Atsuko Noguchi, Akita University
・ Dr. Hiroshi Funakoshi, Asahikawa Medical University
・ Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
17:35 Closing Remarks

Dr. Endo Fumio

Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical CenterDirector General

27th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
November 16, 2018 (Friday) 14: 00-17: 30
Venue
Belsalle Tokyo Nihonbashi 5F meeting room (room 8 + 9)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Vice President, Niigata Institute of Technology

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata Institute of Technology
14:05 <Lecture>
Safety assessment of ingestion of amino acids by systematic review:
From clinical trials of L-lysine
Dr. Kosuke Hayamizu
Yokohama Pharmaceutical University

Associate professor
15:15 <Lecture>
Disease concept and clinical picture of lysineuria protein intolerance

Dr. Atsuko Noguchi
Department of Pediatrics, Akita University Hospital


16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Tsutomu Fukuwatari, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Nobuaki Shiraki, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Konan Women’s University
Dr. Hiroshi Funakoshi, Asahikawa Medical University
Dr. Yasuhiro Kido, Kanazawa Gakuin University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
Dr. Masayoshi Nagao, Hokkaido Medical Center,
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center

26th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
June 22, 2018 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, 6F Conference Room (G610)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Vice President, Niigata Institute of Technology

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki,
Niigata Institute of Technology
Vice-president
14:05 Person in charge Dr. Otsu Inao
University of Tsukuba
15:15 <Lecture>
Relationship between amino acids and intellectual development from the viewpoint of phenylketonuria
Dr. Takashi, Hamasaki
Osaka City University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 Dr. Hisanori Kato, University of Tokyo
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Hironori Kobayashi, Shimane University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Yasuhiro Kido, Kanazawa Gakuin University
Dr. Hiroaki Oda, Nagoya University
Dr. Yasutomi Kamei, Kyoto Prefectural University
Dr. Shushi Nagamori, Nara Medical University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Endo Fumio
Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center

25th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
December 1, 2017 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, 5F Conference Room (G510)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Vice President, Niigata Institute of Technology

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Person in charge
Vice-president
14:05 <Lecture>
Function of regulating lipid metabolism of proteins, peptides and amino acids
Dr. Satoshi Nagaoka, Gifu University
15:15 <Lecture>
The action of L-Citrulline on the eye and its mechanism
Dr. Kunio Ishii, Yokohama Pharmaceutical University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Toshiyuki Fukao, Pediatrics, Gifu University
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
Dr. Hironori Kobayashi, Shimane University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Shushi Nagamori, Nara Medical University
Dr. Tsutomu Fukuwatari Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Yasutomi Kamei, Kyoto Prefectural University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Endo Fumio
Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center

24th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
June 30, 2017 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G610)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center

Director General
14:05 <Lecture>
Gene therapy clinical study of AADC deficiency and pediatric neurological disease
Current status of gene therapy development
Dr Takanori Yamagata
Jichi Medical University
15:15 <Lecture>
Endocrine response to protein / amino acid deficiency
Dr. Asako Takenaka
Meiji University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Haruo Shinke, Osaka City University
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
Dr. Hironori Kobayashi, Shimane University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Konan Women’s University,
Dr. Yukari Egashira, Chiba University
Dr. Hiroaki Oda, Nagoya University
Dr. Tsutomu Fukuwatari, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Yasutomi Kamei, Kyoto Prefectural University,
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

23rd Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date and time
Friday, November 18, 2016, 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G610)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Unloading Environmental muscle atrophy and its nutritional treatment
Dr. Ken Futagawa, Tokushima University
15:15 <Lecture>
Epigenetics and metabolic memory
Dr. Nakao Mitsuyoshi, Kumamoto University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr Yukari Egashira, Chiba University
Dr. Kosaku Ohinata, Kyoto University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Yuka Toyoshima, Nippon Medical University
Dr. Fumiaki Yoshizawa, Utsunomiya University
Dr. Hironori Kobayashi, Shimane University
Dr. Osamu Sakamoto, Tohoku University
Dr. Go Tajima, National Center for Child Health and Development
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto Kumamoto University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center

Director General

22nd Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date and time
Friday, June 24, 2016, 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G610)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, CEO, Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Amino acid analysis on the basis of modern proteomics
Dr. Naoshi Domae, RIKEN
15:15 <Lecture>
Production and use of genetic disease model pigs including inborn errors of metabolism
Dr. Hiroshi Nagashima, Meiji University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Hironori Kobayashi, Shimane University
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
Dr. Yukito Hatakeyama, Utsunomiya University,
Dr. Shushi Nagamori, Osaka University
Dr. Nobuaki Shiraki, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Dr. Shozo Tomonaga, Kyoto University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo
Kumamoto-Ezuko Medical Center

Director General

21st Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
December 11, 2015 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G610)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Cobalamin (vitamin B12) metabolic disorder
Osamu Sakamoto
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Developmental Medicine Course, Pediatric Pathology Professor
15:15 <Lecture>
Cobalamin (vitamin B12) metabolic disorder
Dr. Osamu Sakamoto
Tohoku University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University”
Dr. Toshihiro Ohura, Sendai City Hospital
Dr. Akira Murayama, Chiba Children’s Hospital
Dr. Hiroshi Nagashima, Meiji University
Dr. Hitomi Matsunari, Meiji University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

20th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
June 27, 2015 (Sat) 13: 00-18: 00
Venue
TKP Shinagawa Conference Center, meeting room (6F, 6B)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
13:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
13:05 <Lecture>
Origin of Essential Amino Acids-Evolution of Nutrients and Origin of Amino Acid Essentiality
Dr. Hiroaki Oda, Nagoya University
14:05 (break)  
14:15 <Lecture>
Physiological effects of food peptides via gastrointestinal hormones

―To prevent obesity and improve glucose tolerance
Dr. Hiroshi Hara, Hokkaido University
15:15 (break)  
15:30 <Lecture>
Amino acids and lifestyle-related disease prevention-Aiming for a healthy longevity society
Dr. Osamu Kuchikubo,

Yokohama City University
16:30 (break)  
16:40 <Panel discussion>  
17:45 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

19th Amino Acid Seminar

Tie up meeting basic and clinical research fields

Date
December 5th, 2014 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G610)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Salt-sensitive hypertension and amino acids-dopamine, GABA and L-lysine
Dr. Junichi Yatabe, Fukushima Medical University
15:15 <Lecture>
By comprehensive proteomics of transporters
Profiling and variation analysis of amino acid transport systems
Dr. Shushi Nagamori, Osaka University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Yasutomi Kamei, Kyoto Prefectural University
Dr. Hideo Kimura, National Institute of Neurology and Psychiatry
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
Dr. Makoto Yoshino, Kurume University,
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
Niigata University
Professor of Natural Science

18th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
July 4, 2014 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G405)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and polysulfide (H2Sn) as bioactive substances
Dr. Hideo Kimura,
National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry
15:15 <Lecture>
Role of methionine metabolism in human pluripotent stem cells
Dr. Nobuaki Shiraki, Kumamoto University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
Dr. Junichi Yatabe, Fukushima Medical University
Dr. Tsuyoshi Tajima, Hiroshima University
Dr. Nobuo Sakura, Suzugamine
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Tsutomu Fukuwatari, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Shushi Nagamori, Osaka University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

17th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
December 13, 2013 (Friday) 14:30-18:30
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G610)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Pathophysiological significance of tryptophan metabolism disorder:
Focusing on Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
Dr. Katsumi Shibata
Shiga Prefectural University

Laboratory Director
15:15 <Lecture>
Tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase (TDO) -KO mice and
From Quinolinic acid phosphoribosyltransferase (QPRT) -KO mice
Organ correlation of tryptophan metabolism
Dr. Osamu Takikawa
National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
Dr. Hideo Kimura, National Center for Neurology and Psychiatry, Neurological Research Institute
Dr. Noboru Mizushima, University of Tokyo
Dr. Torayuki Okuyama, National Center for Child Health and Development
Dr. Nobuaki Shiraki, Kumamoto University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Tsutomu Fukuwatari, Shiga Prefectural University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

16th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
July 12, 2013 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
LEVEL XXI Tokyo Pass Silver Room
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
With collagen peptide-derived dipeptide (Pro-Hyp)
Action on bone and joint cartilage in mice
Dr. Hiroshi Mano, Josai University
15:15 <Lecture>
New gynecological cancer screening using plasma amino acid profile as an index
-Current status and future issues-
Dr. Etsuko Miyagi, Yokohama City University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Yukito Hatakeyama, Utsunomiya University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University “
Dr. Osamu Takikawa, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
Dr. Shiro Matsumoto, Kumamoto University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

15th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
December 21, 2012 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G602)
Facilitators

Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University


Program

Time Contents Instructor
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Amino index in gastric cancer
Dr. Akira Gouchi, Okayama University
15:15 <Lecture>
Regulation of muscle glutamate by dietary amino acids
―Research for the deliciousness of meat―
Dr. Shinobu Fujimura, Niigata University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Makoto Yoshino, Kurume University
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Hiroshi Mano, Josai University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

14th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
June 1, 2012 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G602)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Discovery of methylated arginine metabolism (catabolism) system
Functional analysis as a mechanism for regulating NO production
Dr. Masumi Kimoto
Okayama Prefectural University
15:15 <Lecture>
Changes in blood free amino acids and application to cancer biology / diagnosis
Dr. Yohei Miyagi
Kanagawa Cancer Center
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Fujimura Shinobu, Niigata University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
Dr. Naoyuki Okamoto, Kanagawa Cancer Center
Dr. Osamu Kuchikubo, Yokohama City University
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

13th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
December 9, 2011 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G602)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Identification of novel molecules related to amino acid metabolism involved in melanoma invasion
~ Proteomic approach
Dr. Yukito Hatakeyama, Utsunomiya University
15:15 <Lecture>
Elucidation of cancer metabolic system control mechanism by advanced mass spectrometry technology
Dr. Makoto Suematsu, Keio University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Torano, Okuyama, National Center for Child Health and Development
Dr. Shigeo Kure, Tohoku University
Dr. Masumi Kimoto, Okayama Prefectural University,
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University,
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
Dr. Yohei Miyagi, Kanagawa Cancer Center
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

12th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
June 10, 2011 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G410)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Liver transplantation in the treatment of urea cycle disorders
Dr. Hiroshi Mitsubuchi, Kumamoto University
15:15 <Lecture>
Effect of amino acids on carcinogenesis
Dr. Hideki Wanibuchi, Osaka City University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Yuhito Hatakeyama, Utsunomiya University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
Dr. Masaki Takayanagi, Chiba Children’s Hospital
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
Dr. Makoto Yoshino, Kurume University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

11th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
December 17th, 2010 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G502)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Regulation of tryptophan metabolism and higher brain function
Dr. Hiroshi Funakoshi, Osaka University
15:15 <Lecture>
Atherosclerosis and amino acid metabolism
Dr. Toshio Hayashi, Nagoya University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Hiroaki Oda, Nagoya University
Dr. Yoshikatsu Kanai, Osaka University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
Dr. Hiroshi Mitsubuchi, Kumamoto University
Dr. Seiji Yamaguchi, Shimane University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

10th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
July 9, 2010 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G502)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening remark Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Biotin metabolic disorders
Dr. Osamu Sakamoto, Tohoku University
15:15 <Lecture>
The wonders of the amino acid regulatory network in the body:
Estimating amino acid interactions from amino acid imbalance experiments
Dr. Masahiro Okamoto, Kyushu University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Toshihiro Ohura, Sendai City Hospital
Dr. Torano, Okuyama, National Center for Child Health and Development
Dr. Hiroko Kodama, Teikyo University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University,
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Hiroshi Funakoshi, Osaka University
Dr. Seiji Yamaguchi, Shimane University
Dr. Hideki Wanibuchi, Osaka City University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

9th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
December 18, 2009 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G407)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Endodermal stem cells and cell transplantation therapy
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
15:15 <Lecture>
Functions and disease states of amino acid transporters
-Possibility as molecular target for diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors-
Dr. Yoshikatsu Kanai, Osaka University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Toshihiro Ohura, Sendai City Hospital
Dr. Masahiro Okamoto, Kyushu University
Dr. Torano Okuyama, National Center for Child Health and Development.
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Toshiyuki Fukao Gifu University
Dr. Hiroshi Funakoshi, Osaka University
Dr. Noboru Mizushima, Tokyo Medical and Dental University,
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

8th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
July 3, 2009 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Campus Innovation Center 1F International Conference Room
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Instructor
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Bioregulatory function of meat protein-derived peptides
Dr. Toshihide Nishimura
Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University
15:15 <Lecture>
Inborn errors of metabolism and liver transplantation
Dr. Tanaka Fujiki
National Center for Child Health and Development
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Toshihiro, Ohura ,Sendai City Hospital

Dr. Akira Otake, Saitama Medical University,
Dr. Yoshikatsu Kanai, Osaka University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya University
Dr. Kimitoshi Nakamura, Kumamoto University
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Bioarchitecture Center, Kyushu University
17:55 Closing Remarks Prof. Endo Fumio
Kumamoto University Graduate School
Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy

7th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
December 12, 2008 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G502)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
14:05 <Lecture>
Aromatic amino acid metabolism disorders
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
15:15 <Lecture>
Molecular mechanism of cholesterol metabolism regulation by sulfur-containing amino acid, glycine
Dr. Hiroaki Oda, Nagoya University
Nagoya University Graduate School
Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Life Science
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Toshihiro Ohura, Sendai City Hospital
Dr. Yasuhiro Kido, Kyoto Prefectural University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Masaki Takayanagi, Chiba Children’s Hospital
Dr. Fujiki Tanaka, National Center for Child Health and Development
Dr. Toshihide Nishimura, Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

6th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
July 4, 2008 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Campus Innovation Center, 1F International Conference Room
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
14:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University
14:05 <Lecture>
Physiological function of taurine in the intestinal tract and transport control via transporter
Dr. Hideo Satsu, The University of Tokyo
15:15 <Lecture>
New developments in mitochondrial disorders
-Involvement of nuclear genes in the mitochondrial amino acid pool-
Dr. Akira Otake, Saitama Medical University
16:15 (break)  
16:25 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Toshihiro Ohura, Sendai City Hospital
Dr. Yasuhiro Kido, Kyoto Prefectural University
Dr. Katsumi Shibata, Shiga Prefectural University
Dr. Haruo Shintaku, Osaka City University
Dr. Masaki Takayanagi, Chiba Children’s Hospital
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
17:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

5th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date and time
November 30, 2007 (Friday) 15:00 to 19:00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum, Meeting Room (G407)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Instructor
15:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
15:05 <Lecture>
Pathology of organic acidemia based on abnormal amino acid metabolism process
Dr. Seiji Yamaguchi, Shimane University
16:15 <Lecture>
Regulation of protein metabolism by leucine and regulation of glucose metabolism by isoleucine
Dr. Fumiaki Yoshizawa, Utsunomiya University
17:15 (break)  
17:30 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Toshihiro Ohura, Tohoku University
Dr. Akira Otake, Saitama Medical University
Dr. Nobuo Sakura, Suzugamine
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Dr. Masaki Takayanagi, Chiba Children’s Hospital
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
Dr. Noboru Mizushima, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
18:55 Closing Remarks Closing remark
Niigata University
Professor of Natural Science

4th Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
June 8, 2007 (Friday) 14: 00-18: 00
Venue
Campus Innovation Center 1F International Conference Room
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
15:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University 
15:05 <Lecture>
Role of large-scale intracellular degradation by autophagy and its control mechanism
Dr. Noboru Mizushima
Tokyo Medical and Dental University G
16:15 <Lecture>
Clinical presentation of delayed ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency in boys,
Molecular pathology, genetic epidemiology
Dr. Makoto Yoshino, Kurume University
17:15 (break)  
17:30 <Panel discussion>
Dr.Toshihiro Ohura, Tohoku University
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Dr. Masaki Takayanagi, Chiba Children’s Hospital
Dr. Shigeki Furuya, Kyushu University
Dr. Seiji Yamaguchi, Shimane University
Dr. Fumiaki Yoshizawa, Utsunomiya University
18:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

3rd Amino Acid Seminar

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Date and time
December 1, 2006 (Friday) 15:00 to 19:00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum Meeting Room (G402)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
15:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
15:05 <Lecture>
About Citrine Abnormalities
Dr. Toshihiro Ohura, Tohoku University
16:15 <Lecture>
Metabolism and function of branched chain amino acids
Dr. Yoshiharu Shimomura,
Nagoya Institute of Technology
17:25 (break)  
17:30 <Panel discussion>
Dr. Yoshiyuki Okano, Osaka City University
Dr. Hisanori Kato, University of Tokyo
Dr. Masaki Takayanagi, Chiba Children’s Hospital
Dr. Noboru Mizushima, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Dr. Fumiaki Yoshizawa, Utsunomiya University
Dr. Makoto Yoshino, Kurume University
18:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

2nd Amino Acid Seminar

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Date
June 9, 2006 (Friday) 15:00-19:00
Venue
Campus Innovation Center 2nd Floor Multipurpose Room 2
Facilitators

Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University


Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
15:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University 
15:05 <Lecture>
Pathology and pathogenesis of hyperglycinemia
Dr. Shigeo Kure, Tohoku University
16:15 <Lecture>
Amino acid deficiency and excess transcriptome analysis
Dr. Hisanori Kato, The University of Tokyo
17:25 (break)  
17:30 <Panel discussion>  
18:55 Closing Remarks Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science

1st Amino Acid Seminar

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Date and time
December 9, 2005 (Friday) 15:00 to 19:00
Venue
Tokyo International Forum Meeting Room (G507)
Facilitators
Dr. Fumio Endo, Kumamoto University Graduate school of Life science
Dr. Motoni Kadowaki, Niigata University

Program

Time Contents Person in Charge
15:00 Opening Remarks Dr. Endo Fumio
15:05 <Lecture>
Phenylketonuria (phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency)
Dr. Yoshiyuki Okano,
Osaka City University
16:15 <Lecture>
Importance of serine synthesis in the brain revealed by KO mice and human genetic diseases
Dr. Shigeki Furuya,
Kyushu University
17:15 (break)  
17:30 <Panel discussion>  
18:55 Closing Remarks Closing remark